Kew Youth Hostel & Backpackers

5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng, 2004, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 5 Johannesburg Road, Johannesburg, is near Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Museum Africa.
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Travel Blogs from Johannesburg

Johannesburg, gateway to Africa

A travel blog entry by goodner on Jul 15, 2014

1 comment, 44 photos

... owned businesses and hotels moved out of downtown Johannesburg into new office parks in the suburbs. As a result, when you look at Johannesburg from a distance, it resembles many American cities developed in the 70s - it's well laid out in square city blocks allowing the easy flow of traffic with tall office buildings, traffic lights, and wide sidewalks. But as you get closer, the sheen quickly fades and you realize that this once modern city now looks more ...


A travel blog entry by sarahvale on Jan 21, 2014


... goods in tow..(we were paying attention to all your lectures mum I swear) Currently googling tipping etiquette in South Africa as we have already had a few awkward encounters about whether to tip or not.. Next challenge is staying awake for dinner without falling asleep and then back to the airport in the morning to catch our flight to ...

Times have changed ...

A travel blog entry by tweetygirl on Oct 31, 2013

... before going to the middle and lower areas ... There is something i feel a bit strange when you see a satellite dish on a tin shed! It was very heartening though to see how much has happened in the city (4 million people!) how much more vibrant and cared for it is as well as all the facilitates that are now available. Also visited a couple of museum ...

Pioneers reunited and ready for adventure!

A travel blog entry by pioneers2012 on Aug 28, 2012

7 photos

... here often. See (some of) you soon!

P.S.: We have been getting more independent and learning how to navigate Joburg by ourselves! Last week Sidd and I made it to the Ethiopian restaurant with only a photo of the street below it to guide us (we just showed it to random people and hoped they’d give good directions), and today Sarah and I made it to 44 Stanley with just a vague idea that it was between UJ and Wits. ...

The first week back in Jo'Burg

A travel blog entry by churchill2020 on Aug 22, 2011

Mon 22 – Sun 28

Well settling back into a routine of sorts again. Most days I read for a few hours, did some housework or some cooking, played with Tracy and started sorting out the 30,000 odd photos that I have somehow managed to take over the last 12 months – damn digital photography eh?

Thursday Jean took me indoor rock climbing after work which was cool. It's something she used to do quite ...

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